Canada vs USA rugby
A test match sees Canada’s senior men rugby team face off against Team USA for some high-adrenaline action.
Wanderers Grounds, 5819 Sackville Street,
Jacked-up trucks with names like Grave Digger spin their wheels and wear out their breaks at this epic summer show that satisfies your childhood monster truck obsession at last.
Scotia Speedworld, 70 Ilsley Avenue, Dartmouth, $16.50-29, ticketatlantic.com
July 13, August 4, August 10
Anchor City Rollers home games
No helmet or padding required to take in a badass bout from your local flat track roller derby squads. Check out the Dead Ringers and Black Rock Bandits in action twice—and a special doubleheader on August 4—and revel in rough-and-tumble athleticism.
Mayflower Curling Club, 3000 Monaghan Drive, $5-$10, anchorcityrollers.ca
Canada vs England rugby
Our country’s best women’s under-20 rugby players are battling in a three-game series against England. King’s Edgehill and Acadia host the first two but the final test match hits hard in Halifax.
Wanderers Grounds, 5819 Sackville Street, tickethalifax.com
A re-scheduled showcase of finessed beatdowns invites you to spend a hot summer night ringside.
Halifax Forum, 2901 Windsor Street, $20-$126, halifaxforum.ca